All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MMORPG’

The Elder Scrolls Online Will Cost You $14.99 A Month

For those of you who are eager to get your MMO on in Tamriel, some recent news may take some of that wind out of your sails. If, however, money is no object, carry on with your anticipation. While those who populate the World of Warcraft are probably asking what the fuss is about, the fact that the upcoming Elder …

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Take A Tour Of Eorzea In Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV will be remembered as one of the biggest disasters in gaming history. It may also be remembered as a miraculous turnaround as well thanks to Square Enix owning up to its mistakes and completely reworking the game for a relaunch later this year. If you’re interested in the reworked Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, you’ll want …

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The Kwama Return In The Elder Scrolls Online

One of the complaints levied against Oblivion and Skyrim is that neither title was like Morrowind. Well, that’s to be expected as they take place in entirely different regions of Tamriel, but you just can’t please some people. Those same people may be pleased to know then some of the creatures from Morrowind are back in The Elder Scrolls Online. …

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Travel To Coldharbour In Latest Elder Scrolls Online Trailer

With Skyrim officially wrapped up, players might find themselves yearning for more adventures in Tamriel sooner rather than later. The Elder Scrolls Online might just scratch that particular itch when it launches later this year. in the latest trailer for the MMO, the game’s producers reveal that the Daedric Lord Molag Bal is the key antagonist throughout the game’s main …

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Super Adventure Box Comes To Guild Wars 2 [April Fools’]

Some companies and developer like to create fake products on April Fools’ Day, but a few adventurous types make their pranks a reality. Guild Wars 2 developers ArenaNet took this road less traveled and created an entirely new area within the popular MMO. ArenaNet announced today that Super Adventure Box, an 8-bit homage to the games of yesteryear, is a …

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Eve Online Hits Half a Million Subscribers

Today, Icelandic developer CCP Games announced that subscriptions for its Eve Online MMO have surpassed the 500,000 mark. Eve Online is the science fiction MMO that allows players to operate and own their own spaceships while participating in a player-created universe full of political intrigue and trade negotiations. Because of the game’s heavy reliance on trade and economics, it is …

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS3 Beta Sign-Ups Are Live

It takes quite a bit of work to reboot an MMO, but Square Enix is determined to make the business model work. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is slated to be released some time in the second quarter of 2013, and it appears that the project is nearly complete. Today Naoki Yoshida, director of A Realm Reborn, took to …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic “Relics of the Gree” Event Teased in New Video

Last April, the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO held its first live in-game event. The Rakghoul Plague event, as it was called, had players running around Tatooine and infecting each other with a deadly plague. Of course, that was before it became clear that the game was hemorrhaging subscribers, before the massive layoffs that hit Bioware Austin, and before …

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Elder Scrolls Online Beta Sign-Ups Are Live, 6-Minute Cinematic Trailer Released

The announcement Elder Scrolls and MMO fans alike have been waiting for has finally arrived. Bethesda has officially opened sign-ups for The Elder Scrolls Online beta testing. The sign-up questionnaire can be found on The Elder Scrolls Online website here. The questions include guild affiliation, previous MMOs played, previous Elder Scrolls games played, play style, and a DxDiag file from …

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Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore

There’s quite a bit of trepidation surrounding The Elder Scrolls Online, the upcoming MMO set in the world of the Elder Scrolls series. Though co-op gameplay was an frequently requested feature for Skyrim and Oblivion, throwing thousands of players together into Tamriel can seem like overcompensation for years without Elder Scrolls multiplayer. Also, fears that the normal MMO formula and …

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Dust 514 Open Beta Starts January 22

CCP Games, the developer behind Eve Online, today announced that the open beta test for Dust 514 will begin on January 22. The news comes just as Dust 514 has been merged onto the server that also hosts the Eve Online universe. CCP states that this accomplishment marks the first time two games from different genres have been linked together …

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The Secret World MMO Goes Free-To-Play

Yet another MMO released with a subscription model has gone free-to-play. Today, Funcom announced that The Secret World has broken Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s record for fastest subscription to free-to-play switch. Subscriptions for the modern day, Lovecraftian, conspiracy theory-laden MMO are now optional. Players can buy the game for $30 (or €30 or £25) and play all of the …

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